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butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons brown sugar, lightly packed 1 cup + 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup old fashioned oats Scant 1 cup blackberry jam Optional: pinch of salt, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8 x 8 inch pan with parchment paper and set aside. Using hand mixers, cream together the butter and sugar until light and creamy. Using a spoon, scoop the flour into the measuring cups. (If you press the measuring cup into the flour you will pack in too much flour) Beat in the flour and baking soda. If desired add in the salt and cinnamon. Stir in the oats. Press a little over half of the mixture into the bottom of the pan. Spread a scant cup (or desired preference) of jam on top of the base avoiding the perimeter of the pan otherwise it will leak out and burn on the sides. Sprinkle the remaining mixture on top of the jam. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the top is lightly golden. Notes Highly adapted from Thirty Handmade Days 3.2.2499
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